These articles describe the resources and programs available to military families with a focus on families of youth who have special needs.
The Dialogue is a quarterly publication by the Regional Center of Orange County for our community, people with developmental disabilities and their families, as well as service providers in Orange County.
Communication supports are devices or services that can help a person with a disability to communicate. If your child attends a public school, communication supports can be included in the services that the school provides under the child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) or accommodations plan (504 Plan). If your child attends a private school, the school must provide communication supports as reasonable accommodations, unless they are unreasonably expensive considering the school’s overall budget. This article provides information about how to obtain communication supports through your child’s school.
Tools and resources in multiple languages for families coping with COVID, curated by OC Behavioral Health Services. Includes tools for supporting children with special needs.